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The Northern Illinois University softball team’s run in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament came to an end Saturday with a 7-2 setback to Buffalo at Firestone Stadium. “Backing up last year, with what we did this year is only going to move our program forward,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “If we had...
Jessica Sturm
The Northern Illinois University softball team kept its tournament title hopes alive in a 6-1 victory over Akron in its second game of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium Thursday. The Huskie (24-30) offense wasted little time jumping on top of the No. 3 seed Akron Zips (27-15) putting up a three-spot...
Northern Illinois University softball player Rebecca Rupard was named Mid-American Conference West Division Pitcher of Week, the league announced today. A native of Normal, Ill., Rupard turned in a solid week in the pitcher’s circle, going 3-0, allowing six runs, four earned. She began the week with a victory over UIC, pitching four solid innings...
Rebecca Rupard
The Northern Illinois University softball team clinched a berth in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 6-1 victory Sunday over Ohio at Ohio Softball Field. Bryanna Phelan (Coal City, Ill./Coal City) provided the catalyst for the Huskies’ (23-29, 10-12) from the leadoff spot. The junior right fielder went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a...
The Northern Illinois University softball team took its offensive frustrations of the weekend out on UIC as the Huskies posted a 12-4 victory over the Flames at Flames Field Tuesday. The Huskies (21-27) pounded out 15 hits on the day with Nicole Gremillion (Missouri City, Texas/Elkins) leading the charge going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and...
Erica Oswald
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a 6-2 setback to Buffalo on Senior Day at Mary M. Bell Field Sunday. A four-run second inning by Buffalo (25-20, 9-5) jumped proved to be too much to overcome for NIU (20-27, 8-10) as the Huskies dropped the series to the Bulls. For the second-straight day, Buffalo...
The NIU softball team lost its doubleheader with Loyola in non-conference action Wednesday at Loyola Softball Park. NIU (19-24) suffered a 4-3 setback to the Ramblers (19-27) in the first game, while dropping the second game, 10-9, in 10 innings after giving up a five-run lead in the bottom of the seventh. “We have to...
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a 4-3 setback to Eastern Michigan in eight innings Sunday at Varsity Field. Playing in its third straight extra inning game, Eastern Michigan (10-30, 1-11) entered the bottom of the seventh trailing the Huskies, 3-2. With two outs and runners at the corners, the Eagles scored on RBI...
The Northern Illinois University softball team wrapped up a weekend of Mid-American Conference action Saturday, splitting a pair of game with Miami University at Mary M. Bell Field. NIU (17-20, 5-5) used an offensive barrage in game one to win the series opener, 6-1, before falling to the RedHawks (17-20, 5-5), 8-5, in extra innings....
The Northern Illinois University softball team split its Friday doubleheader with Ball State at Mary M. Bell Field. NIU (16-19, 4-4) opened the day with a 2-0 victory in a pitcher’s duel, but saw its comeback fall short when Ball State’s (21-14, 2-2) Emily Dabkowski hit a two-out grand slam in the top of the...
Nicole Gremillion
The Northern Illinois University softball team dropped its midweek doubleheader with Valparaiso at the VU Softball Field Tuesday afternoon. NIU (15-18) dropped an 8-6 decision to the Crusaders in game one before falling 4-3 in extra innings to Valparaiso in the nightcap. A six-run fourth inning by Valparaiso (13-23) proved to be too much for...
The Northern Illinois University softball team completed its sweep of Western Michigan Sunday with a 6-1 victory over the Broncos at Mary M. Bell Field. NIU (15-16, 3-3) scored its runs late, notching a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth, another in the fifth and three more in the sixth. The Huskies...
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